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Kuat+Racks
Job Title: Industrial / Product Designer
Industry Sector: Action, Bike, Fitness, Other, Outdoor, Snow
Job Categories: Design - Product

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: Kuat Racks
  Address: 1631 W. College
Springfield, MO 65806
United States
  Company Phone: 417889-5820
Web Site: http://www.kuatracks.com

Job Description
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The Position: Industrial / Product Designer

Küat is currently looking for an individual who has the ability to take concepts from simple sketches and turn them into products worthy of the Küat name.  Küat has been creating noteworthy products for more than 5 years, but the start up feel is still very much alive.  Our goal everyday is to create unique, intuitive, and stylish solutions for gear transportation. 

This position demands in-depth knowledge and understanding of materials, production processes, market research and commercial awareness. 

 

Responsibilities:

·       Brainstorming as part of a team to develop new or modify current products

                  ·       Sketching initial design ideas

·       Identifying the suitability and availability of materials

·       Good mechanical skill to create crude concept proving samples

·       Producing detailed final drawings using dedicated computer software (CAD) to produce design specifications, including parts lists and costing

·       Work with Engineering on FEA

·       Create testing protocol for new product categories

·       Problem-solving and finding solutions to sometimes complex mechanical problems

·       Researching materials, processes or market requirements

·       Arranging meetings with other departments to discuss appropriate production processes, packaging concepts, costs and commercial issues

·       Occasionally travel overseas for on site QC

·       Managing existing and future products as they progress through product life cycle 

Requirements:

·        3+ years product design experience

·        Background in consumer/outdoor products  

·        Proficient in CAD  

·        Portfolio of work samples

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Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Country: United States
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: Yes
Willing to Travel: Yes
Required Experience Required: 3-5 years

Contact Name: Luke Kuschmeader
Fax: 417-877-4727
E-mail: luke@kuatracks.com

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